Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 1
November 2002

“Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 1,” Ensign, Nov. 2002, 116–17

Resource Guide for Aaronic Priesthood Manual 1
For use in 2003, lessons 1–24

The following resources may be used to supplement, but not replace, lessons 1–24. Please teach the lessons in the order they are printed. The manual does not include a specific Easter lesson. If you want to teach a special Easter lesson (20 April), consider using conference addresses, Church magazine articles, and hymns that focus on the life and mission of the Savior.

Lesson 1: The Priesthood

David B. Haight, “You Are Needed,” New Era, May 1991, 4–7.

John H. Groberg, “Priesthood Power,” Ensign, May 2001, 43–44.

J. Richard Clarke, “No Big Deal?” New Era, Sept. 2001, 46–48.

Lesson 2: The Calling of a Deacon

Thomas S. Monson, “The Call to Serve,” Ensign, Nov. 2000, 47–49.

Caroline H. Benzley, “Missionaries on Board,” New Era, Feb. 2002, 36–38.

“Called to Serve,” Hymns, no. 249.

Lesson 3: Administering the Sacrament

L. Tom Perry, “Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper,” Ensign, May 1996, 53–54, 59.

Terrance D. Olson, “Cultivating Respect,” Ensign, Oct. 2001, 46–49.

Judith P. Taylor, “Here I Come, Dad,” New Era, Apr. 2001, 26–27.

Lesson 4: Gathering Fast Offerings

Joseph B. Wirthlin, “The Law of the Fast,” Ensign, May 2001, 73–75.

Mark E. Squires, “You Can’t Fit a Chicken in an Envelope,” New Era, May 2001, 38–43.

“Because I Have Been Given Much,” Hymns, no. 219.

Lesson 5: Faith in Jesus Christ

L. Tom Perry, “Decisions, Decisions,” New Era, Jan. 2002, 40–45.

James O. Mason, “Faith in Jesus Christ,” Ensign, Apr. 2001, 22–27.

“I Believe in Christ,” Hymns, no. 134.

Lesson 6: The Holy Ghost

James E. Faust, “Born Again,” Ensign, May 2001, 54–55, 58.

M. Russell Ballard, “Lead Them to Safety,” New Era, May 2002, 34–37.

Douglas L. Callister, “How the Spirit Works,” New Era, Oct. 2001, 46–48.

“Let the Holy Spirit Guide,” Hymns, no. 143.

Lesson 7: “A Mighty Change of Heart”

Neal A. Maxwell, “‘Plow in Hope,’” Ensign, May 2001, 59–61.

Marlin K. Jensen, “Making a Mighty Change,” New Era, June 2001, 4–7.

“Lead, Kindly Light,” Hymns, no. 97.

Lesson 8: “Honour Thy Father”

Dallin H. Oaks, “‘Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother,’” Ensign, May 1991, 14–17.

The Quorum of the Twelve, “Father, Consider Your Ways,” Ensign, June 2002, 12–16.

Dayna Shoell, “That’s My Dad,” New Era, May 2001, 26–27.

Lesson 9: Respect for Mothers and Their Divine Role

Jeffrey R. Holland, “‘Because She Is a Mother,’” Ensign, May 1997, 35–37.

Sheri L. Dew, “Are We Not All Mothers?” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 96–98.

“Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth,” Hymns, no. 298.

Lesson 10: Family Unity

Russell M. Nelson, “‘Set in Order Thy House,’” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 69–71.

Marvin J. Ashton, “Friends Forever,” New Era, Jan. 2002, 8–9.

“Love at Home,” Hymns, no. 294.

Lesson 11: “As I Have Loved You, Love One Another”

Thomas S. Monson, “To the Rescue,” Ensign, May 2001, 48–50.

B. H. Moore, “The Scoutmaster,” New Era, May 2000, 46–49.

“Love One Another,” Hymns, no. 308.

Lesson 12: Following the Living Prophet

Gordon B. Hinckley, “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,” New Era, Jan. 2001, 4–15.

M. Russell Ballard, “Follow the Prophet,” New Era, Sept. 2001, 4–7.

L. Aldin Porter, “Search the Prophets,” Ensign, Apr. 2002, 30–37.

Lesson 13: Every Member Is a Missionary

M. Russell Ballard, “Members Are the Key,” Ensign, Sept. 2000, 8–15.

V. Dallas Merrell, “Will You? Implementing the Mission of the Church,” Ensign, Oct. 2001, 50–56.

“I have been feeling that I should talk to [my friend] about the Church. How can I do this without jeopardizing our friendship?” New Era, Mar. 2002, 16–18.

“Come, All Ye Sons of God,” Hymns, no. 322.

Lesson 14: Serving Others

Gordon B. Hinckley, “Reaching Down to Lift Another,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 52–55.

Matthew Baker, “Submerged in Service,” New Era, May 2001, 14–16.

Ashley Eggers, “Love, Anonymous,” New Era, Feb. 2001, 26–27.

“Have I Done Any Good?” Hymns, no. 223.

Lesson 15: Unity and Brotherhood in the Priesthood

Henry B. Eyring, “That We May Be One,” Ensign, May 1998, 66–68.

Keith K. Hilbig, “Create or Continue Priesthood Links,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 45–46.

R. John Walker, “Cold Feet, Warm Heart,” New Era, Feb. 2002, 42–43.

Lesson 16: Charity

Thomas S. Monson, “‘Be Thou an Example,’” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 98–101.

“Lord, I Would Follow Thee,” Hymns, no. 220.

Lesson 17: Personal Journals

Pamela J. Reid, “Pink and White Pages,” Ensign, Aug. 2001, 59.

Lesson 18: The Word of Wisdom

Boyd K. Packer, “The Word of Wisdom: The Principle and the Promises,” Ensign, May 1996, 17–19.

Harold G. Hillam, “Not for the Body,” Ensign, Oct. 2001, 18–21.

“Choose the Right,” Hymns, no. 239.

Lesson 19: Overcoming Temptation

Gordon B. Hinckley, “Overpowering the Goliaths in Our Lives,” Ensign, Jan. 2002, 2–6.

Ralph W. Hardy Jr., “Decide to Decide,” New Era, Apr. 2002, 26–29.

“Sweet Hour of Prayer,” Hymns, no. 142.

Lesson 20: Proper Use of Agency

L. Tom Perry, “‘Choose the Right,’” Ensign, Nov. 1993, 66–68.

Harold C. Brown, “The Marvelous Gift of Choice,” Ensign, Dec. 2001, 46–52.

Sharon G. Larsen, “You Choose,” New Era, Aug. 2001, 12–14.

“Know This, That Every Soul Is Free,” Hymns, no. 240.

Lesson 21: Pure Thoughts: Clean Language

Thomas S. Monson, “Pornography, the Deadly Carrier,” Ensign, July 2001, 2–5.

Robert S. Wood, “Is Your Talk Cheap?” New Era, June 2001, 46–48.

Brittany Russell, “On a Slippery Slope,” New Era, Jan. 2002, 34–36.

“Taking the Words Out of My Mouth,” New Era, Nov. 2001, 20–21.

Lesson 22: Covenants Guide Our Actions

Robert D. Hales, “The Covenant of Baptism: To Be in the Kingdom and of the Kingdom,” Ensign, Nov. 2000, 6–9.

Dennis B. Neuenschwander, “Ordinances and Covenants,” Ensign, Aug. 2001, 20–26.

“With Humble Heart,” Hymns, no. 171.

Lesson 23: Pray for Guidance

Henry B. Eyring, “Prayer,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 15–17.

Joel B. Macariola, “Three Centavos,” New Era, Jan. 2002, 38–39.

“Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me” Hymns, no. 104.

Lesson 24: Christ-Centered Repentance

James E. Faust, “The Atonement: Our Greatest Hope,” Ensign, Nov. 2001, 18–20.

J. Devn Cornish, “Learning How the Atonement Can Change You,” Ensign, Apr. 2002, 20–23.

Timothy O’Hara, “The Beat of a Different Drum,” New Era, Mar. 2002, 12–14.